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Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
A. I waited for timed banning to work before using it.  There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
2 3,581 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2016 at 2:10pm
By: Dandello
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Adding Google Custom Search
Are there any steps to add the Google Custom Search in place of the default search box?  I mean,  why not try to make a little money to support the costs of the site, RIGHT?

Started May 16th, 2012 at 3:59am by Tysonmm
12 3,981 Last Post Jul 19th, 2017 at 7:48pm
By: Dandello
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YaBB Code
What is the template code for the forum name? It's not {yabb name} and {yabb title} gives the Forum name and location.
<td><b>{yabb ?????}</b>
{yabb uname}
{yabb im}{yabb admin_alert}</...

Started Jun 15th, 2017 at 4:39am by Red Barchetta
1 225 Last Post Jun 15th, 2017 at 1:35pm
By: Dandello
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How to get Page Views back
I have upgrade and now find that all my page views are at zero.  How can I retrieve where the old page views were?  What directory would I put that in to get it to show up on new 2.6 board version?

Started Feb 3rd, 2017 at 5:32am by woodman
2 3,308 Last Post Feb 7th, 2017 at 4:35pm
By: woodman
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Redirecting YaBB
You've moved your forum and can't use a server (.htaccess) redirect.
Replace the contents of your old YaBB.pl file with: [CODE perl]
Since it's absolutely basic html you can style it however you want. It will auto...

Started Dec 20th, 2014 at 1:32am by Dandello
2 647 Last Post Dec 22nd, 2014 at 9:32pm
By: Bill Myers
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Multi-Admin Type
Hello All
While I was translating the Admin.lng file I found these phrases:
Administrators Multi-Admin Type
Global Moderators Multi-Admin Type
Forum Moderators Multi-Admin Type<br ...

Started Dec 17th, 2014 at 9:32pm by alqutob
4 216 Last Post Dec 19th, 2014 at 2:37pm
By: alqutob
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Ghost file
What is Ghost file ? Please
Thank you

Started Dec 17th, 2014 at 4:23pm by alqutob
2 157 Last Post Dec 18th, 2014 at 8:46pm
By: alqutob
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Forum Moderator & Board Moderator + UBBC Tags
1) What is the difference between
Forum Moderator and Board Moderator
2) What is  ubbc tag
Thank you

Started Dec 11th, 2014 at 10:58pm by alqutob
5 229 Last Post Dec 17th, 2014 at 4:15pm
By: alqutob
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Member list caching
Still unsure if I should have posted this in the server side forum since it is related to YABB Implementations.
My question is the following, I was looking at how YABB dealt with the member lists...

Started Nov 20th, 2014 at 6:15am by ShaZe
2 193 Last Post Nov 20th, 2014 at 3:04pm
By: JonB
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Disable "Logged in for Keeps"?
v2.5.2 - Is there anyway to prevent users from logging in "for Keeps"? I really want a logged in user to have their session expire at some point. I have found the option to change the default option, ...

Started Aug 7th, 2014 at 4:35pm by Nick W
1 196 Last Post Aug 7th, 2014 at 5:24pm
By: Dandello
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MSIE10 annoying Auto Copy Message popup how to stop it.
1. in IE10 click on the cog > Internet Options.
2. click on the Security tab then click on “Custom level…” button.
3. then on the Security Settings window Scroll down to “Scripting” section ...

Started Sep 3rd, 2013 at 4:26pm by xnoddyx
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Notifications with Replies
Anyone know how I can get replies in the notification e-mails. I am using 1.3.1, and have modded it somewhat by hand.

Started Aug 21st, 2013 at 6:08am by leadcmdr
1 714 Last Post Aug 21st, 2013 at 8:09pm
By: Bill Myers
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Integration with existing userbase
I'm interested in a qualitative evaluation of how hard it would be to remove the registration and modify the login capabilities to utilize YABB in an intranet environment. I have an existing authentci...

Started Aug 9th, 2013 at 4:02pm by David Rodman
1 1,693 Last Post Aug 10th, 2013 at 9:40am
By: xnoddyx
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[SOLVED] Send to friend problem
I am having issues in trying to use the Send to Friend button on posts.
I went to the below post and tried to apply what is listed there but it ends up giving errors.
I think it wasn't writt...

Started Jul 5th, 2013 at 8:35pm by dcihon
5 1,297 Last Post Jul 6th, 2013 at 1:24am
By: Bill Myers
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need help to edit the layout
Hi everyone,
First time using the yabb forum template and after 3-4 hours trying to understand, i was able to edit the template and change some images. But right now, I want to modify the layout ...

Started May 4th, 2013 at 11:53pm by darkfang
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14 3,490 Last Post May 17th, 2013 at 12:16am
By: darkfang
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Rename YaBB.pl
Is it possible to rename YaBB.pl to forum.pl as an example ? 
I try renaming the .pl and any other relation in other files but I have a Internal Error 500 after I login.

Started May 10th, 2013 at 1:20am by darkfang
8 11,561 Last Post May 10th, 2013 at 10:43pm
By: Bill Myers
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Cannot post images
I have just re-located / upgraded quite an old YaBB site. I am trying to update it so users can post images. When I open a board, at the bottom of the page it says
You can view Topics in this Boa...

Started Apr 15th, 2013 at 9:30am by John Club Alpine
4 2,347 Last Post Apr 15th, 2013 at 3:57pm
By: Bill Myers
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Does anyone running this place know Perl?
No, seriously.
I'm reading through the sourcecode.
So, like... do any of you know Perl?
Because I don't know what this crap is.

Started Aug 28th, 2012 at 11:22pm by The Dodger
14 7,651 Last Post Oct 2nd, 2012 at 2:15pm
By: Dandello
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I want to modify the registration form
Good morning, all.
I would like to modify the registration from to add two additional fields.  Which file do I find the form? I also will need to modify the view profile report to add the two fie...

Started Aug 16th, 2012 at 1:55pm by X-Man Wolvie
4 2,066 Last Post Aug 16th, 2012 at 5:02pm
By: Dandello
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Is there a way to get YABB to allow HTML in the message area like vBulletin does?

Started Aug 13th, 2012 at 5:31pm by X-Man Wolvie
2 1,656 Last Post Aug 14th, 2012 at 12:28am
By: X-Man Wolvie
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Minify JavaScript?
Is it possible to combine the various JavaScript files and then call just this one file to improve the Forum performance? Undecided

Started Dec 25th, 2010 at 12:07am by Chess Publishing
10 6,017 Last Post Aug 10th, 2012 at 8:57pm
By: Dandello
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Google ads
I'd like to add Google Ads to my forum.  I've searched this forum and found that I should modify my default.html.  But I'm still confused.  Where is default.html?  I've got cgi-bin/Yabb, b...

Started Sep 28th, 2010 at 11:51pm by secondAttempt
5 4,886 Last Post Aug 10th, 2012 at 6:38pm
By: xnoddyx
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data extraction
I'm new at this but we run a Boston Terrier Rescue for Boston Terriers and use the BB to process applications.   The applications are a copy/paste from a form created in Front Page.    Is there anythi...

Started Jun 24th, 2011 at 11:48pm by Boston Terrier Rescue TN
7 3,742 Last Post Aug 10th, 2012 at 4:23pm
By: Dandello
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Add php include to perl
How would I go about adding a php include statement or something similar to a perl file?
For example, to display things such as a header or footer.

Started May 17th, 2012 at 4:05pm by westwegoman (Ex Member)
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